Sam Seitz

Merry Christmas! Here are your weekly links!

1. In defense of nothing

2. Yet more evidence that the German military is a joke (also demonstrates the importance of less glamorous aspects of military operations like logistics and readiness)

3. Macron’s worldview

4. China is becoming even more Orwellian

5. Fantastic research into how security services impact Pakistani politics

6. Peer review and modern politics

7. The psychoeconomics of patronage

8. An economist’s Christmas

9.The best national anthems in the world (some of the audio is a bit too jazzed up for my taste)